Injecting a smaller amount of vaccine into the skin could stretch existing supply, but there’s not much data to go on.
The monkeypox emergence now has allowed it to become connected to other cultural tropes, including lasting conspiracies about covid-19 and an anti-queer political climate.
The U.S. has struggled to get monkeypox vaccine to those who need it, and Africa has no access to the shots.
The national monkeypox vaccine rollout was already less than ideal. But people in the LGBTQ community (or still impacted by the sexual health of the community), faced additional struggles that are all too familiar.
A crucial key to containing an infectious disease outbreak like monkeypox is testing, a lesson the United States painfully learned early on with covid.